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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ ELLERY — Timothy J. Bethlehem, 50, of Bemus Point was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. Deputies responded Wednesday at 1:11 p.m. to Belleview Road in the town of Ellery for a report of an altercation. An ...

Gowanda Man Is Charged In Dunkirk Pursuit, Crash

DUNKIRK — A 21-year-old Gowanda man is facing charges after a vehicle pursuit in the city of Dunkirk on Tuesday around 7:15 p.m. City police said Ethan AJ McHale was charged with first-degree reckless endangerment, fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, fourth-degree criminal ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Michael J. Lisciandro, 29, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny and endangering the welfare of a child. Lisciandro was taken into custody Tuesday around 5:30 p.m. after he was reportedly found taking items from Walmart on Fairmount Avenue. A ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Robert D. Ridgeway, 38, of Jamestown was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and second-degree harassment. Officers responded Sunday at 6:45 a.m. to Forest Avenue for a domestic disturbance. An investigation found that Ridgeway allegedly punched a ...

Woman Jailed After Stabbing

A Cattaraugus County woman was jailed after reportedly stabbing a neighbor multiple times. The New York State Police charged 21-year-old Kaylee A. Hicks with second-degree assault, first-degree burglary and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Troopers were called to a reported ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ CHAUTAUQUA — Charles E. Carter, 38, of Mayville was charged with driving while intoxicated, failure to keep right, moving from lane unsafely and uninspected motor vehicle. Deputies responded Sunday at 7 a.m. to Plank Road in the town of Chautauqua for ...

Cooler Sparks Fire Inside Store

SINCLAIRIVILLE — A cooler fire a Dollar General store in Sinclairville caused heavy smoke damage between late Wednesday and Thursday afternoon. The Chautauqua County Fire Investigation Team investigated the blaze after Sinclairville Fire Department was on scene at 5817 Jamestown St. It was ...

Ohio Man Charged After Pursuit Ends In Westfield

An Ohio man is facing charges after leading police on a high-speed pursuit through Erie and Chautauqua counties. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies took 20-year-old Galen A. Steele Jr. into custody after receiving word around 11:15 a.m. from police in Erie County of a vehicle ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ HARMONY — Nathan E. Manhart, 43, of Ashville was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree harassment. Deputies were called Tuesday to a residence in the town of Harmony for an altercation. An investigation found that Manhart ...

Man Charged After Taking Vehicle, Leading Police On Chase

A high-speed chase around Dunkirk and portions of northern Chautauqua County has led to charges against a 25-year-old city man. City officers responded to The Resource Center on Lakeshore Drive for a report of a stolen motor vehicle. While investigating the incident, the vehicle was ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ KENNEDY — Joshua Ross, 31, of Kennedy was charged with third-degree criminal trespass. Troopers responded Monday to a residence in Kennedy for a reported trespassing incident. Ross was located in an abandoned house owned by the complainant. Ross was processed and ...

Student Charged After Incident At Southwestern

A 16-year-old female at Southwestern Central School was charged after reportedly striking another student in the head during an incident at the school earlier this week. The teenager was issued an appearance ticket by the school resource officer on a charge of second-degree harassment. ...

No One Injured After Shot Hits City Home

No one was injured after shots were fired late Tuesday in the city of Jamestown. Capt. Robert Samuelson of the Jamestown Police Department said multiple calls were received around 9 p.m. of gunshots heard in the area of Falconer and Thayer streets. An investigation determined that shots had ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ CHERRY CREEK — Joseph I. Chadwick, 19, of Gowanda was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Deputies responded Monday at midnight to a residence in Cherry Creek for a report of a vehicle that had been taken. Chadwick was taken into custody ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Malcolm Roberts, 27, of Jamestown was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree unlawful possession of marijuana, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation improper/no turn signal. Jeffrey Payne, 27, of Jamestown ...

Pair Charged After Body Found In Salamanca

SALAMANCA -- Two Salamanca residents are facing second-degree murder charges after a man was found dead inside a city residence. Facing charges are 35-year-old Jeremiah Desjarlasis and 31-year-old Derrick Marsh. The pair was being held in Salamanca City Jail and awaiting arraignment, the ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ KIANTONE — Dakota J. Raymond, 21, of Jamestown was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. Selena Santiago, 23, of Jamestown was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, driving while ability impaired by drugs-Leandra’s Law and ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ KENNEDY — Joshua Ross, 31, of Kennedy was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief, second-degree criminal trespassing, overdriving/torturing/injuring animals and resisting arrest. Troopers responded to a Kennedy residence for a domestic incident. An ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Amber Conrad, 35, of Jamestown was charged with three counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of hypodermic needles. Robert Mosley III, 25, of Jamestown was charged with criminal possession of ...

Dunkirk Man Facing Burglary Charges

DUNKIRK — A Dunkirk resident is facing burglary charges. Justin Baez, 47, of West Courtney Street is charged with three counts of third-degree burglary and one count each of third-degree criminal mischief, fourth-degree criminal mischief, petit larceny, possession of burglar’s tools and ...